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Gmelinite

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Gmelinite

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Description
Locality: 
Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.30cm
Description

A classic zeolite association specimen from the From famous Upper New Street Quarry . This piece features a few pink-peach colored, sharp, lustrous crystals of gmelinite which are associated with a chalk-white trapezohedron of analcime plus prismatic white crystals of laumontite on soft green datolite matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gmelinite

Synonym Of: 

Gmelinite-Ca

Formula: 
(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.05
Hardness: 
4.5

Gmelinite-K

Formula: 
(K2,Na2,Ca)[Al2Si4O12]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.05
Hardness: 
4.5

Gmelinite-Na

Formula: 
(Na2,Ca)[Al2Si4O12]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.05
Hardness: 
4.5
Group Parent: 
Zeolite Group

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